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stereo code?!?!? bugger locked out

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by cawood, Mar 28, 2007.

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    got my stereo to power up now after replacing the fuse but its in 'safe mode' now

    i dont have the code for it as the previous owner hasn't supplied me with it! :mad:

    how can i get it? i need it sorted before 2mora night as i've got a long drive up to northumberland
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    [Mar 28, 2007]
    PS its the std stereo in the A3 turbo
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    with the serial number on the back audi will give it to you for free
    just ring them they were good with me when mine went into safe mode
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    eh?!?! which audi place did you ring? i've both my local audi dealers n they want £25 for doing and need me to book the car in

    they said they need to link it up to there computer n download the code from germany
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    Yeah they used to do it free I think they have started charging. I take it you dont have the code on the handbook that came with the car?
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    Sorry for the **** pic, but if you have the bit of card with the code on it, on the back says this!(You will need goggles to read it lol)
    [​IMG]
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    ha yeah i can sorta read that

    got it sorted tho thanks

    checked thru my orange bills to the day i bought the car n found the old owners number rang her n she still had the code!!

    job sorted cheers anyway lads
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